Brienz - Typically Swiss
Brienz - Typically Swiss


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The picturesque village Brienz lies in a delightful mountain setting at the eastern end of Lake Brienz and its turquoise waters. Brienz is famous for its long tradition of woodcarving and to this day boasts a woodcarving school and a violin-making school. Brienz is also the starting point for excursions to the Ballenberg Open Air Museum and the Brienzer Rothorn. On the opposite side of the lake the Giessbach Falls with their thundering water masses are a stunning attraction.
The Brienz holiday region includes the towns of Brienz, Axalp, Schwanden, Hofstetten, Oberried and Brienzwiler.


Brienz - Typically Swiss


Brienz has a multitude of excursion destinations, traditions and experiences of nature to offer its guests.

So whether it’s the unspoilt natural environment of the Brienzer Rothorn, the customs and traditions celebrated at the Ballenberg Open Air Museum or the precision work on show at the wood-carving and violin-making schools, Brienz, Axalp, Schwanden, Hofstetten and Oberried have a vast offer of leisure activities. And a gentle stroll along the riverside walk is the perfect way to relax from the stresses of everyday life.